The Sims 4’s Dream Home Decorator game pack did so much for gamers keen on house renovation and design, but a new base game update revealed Tuesday is, arguably, a a lot larger deal.

Developer Maxis added two new kits to The Sims 4: Fashion Street and Incheon Arrivals, impressed by India and South Korea, respectively. Most of the stuff in these kits is out there provided that gamers purchase them, however Maxis added a brand new, free base game update, too. And it’s an update that’s been a very long time coming — knowledgeable Sims builders have been asking for this degree of customization for a while now. The Sims 4 artwork workforce added round 1,200 new merchandise variants to 149 base game gadgets in Build Mode, writer Electronic Arts said in an update on The Sims 4 website. To put it merely, 149 gadgets now have a massive choice of completely different shade and sample swatches, which suggests that you could make issues match in new methods. Curtains! Wood swatches that match! Colorful stoves!

The full checklist of things is out there on The Sims 4 weblog. In explicit, I’m getting actual Ironwood Kitchenette vibes from the brand new VAULT Modular kitchen set.

VAULT modular kitchen new swatch variants

Image: Maxis/Electronic Arts

It’s not solely inside stuff, both: There are new swatches for gardening, in addition to vegetation themselves, plus all 64 base game home windows have been up to date, too. It’s overwhelming and really thrilling — there’s a lot room for deeper customization with these further swatches. Of course, it’s no Create a Style, which let The Sims 3 gamers totally customise object patterns and colours.

Still, it’s a step nearer.